Monday, May 26, 2014

COMB DUCK or KNOB BILLED DUCK (sarkidiornis melantos)

COMB DUCK (sarkidiornis melantos)  spotted at Sakhya Sagar, Madhav National Park, Shivpuri, 20th may 214
Male Duck is larger in size and has knob on its bill.
COMB DUCK (sarkidiornis melantos)  

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Birds of Shivpuri,- Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Coppersmith Barbet , (Megalaima haemacephala)-
A beautiful multicoloured bird with metronomic call is which perches on tree top is spotted in Shivpuri-

Great Tit- 

 Indian Robin is a beautiful bird easly spotted in sShivpuri , male a sinning Black bird having rusty patch at the base of the tale and female is brown in colour. Theirsize is almost equivalent to sparrow.

Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata) spotted at Shivpuri, Physical Road Near  Madhav National Park on 9th may 2014

Male  of Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Male  of Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)
Pair of Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Pair of Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Pair of Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Pair of Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Female Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Mmale Indian Robin (saxicoloides fulicata)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A Visit to Madhav National Park,Shivpuri, M.P, in Hot Summer

Madhav National park which has rich flora and fauna  has become  dry in this hot summer-

 Very disciplined monkeys sitting in a queue in the shade of dried trees.

Very few animals could be sighted because they move to deep forest-
Nilgai (female)
The nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Female
The nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus)
Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)
 Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)
Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii)

Herd of Spotted Dear, Cheetal inside Madhav Nationaal Park dated 20 may 2014

Few Birds could be seen hopping from one branch to other-

Sailing club is always beautiful-

 Many Beautiful birds can be seen here-

 Sakhya Sagar Lake acts as Eye tonic in this hot summer. Black Cormorant, Pond heron, Whistling teal, combed duck and many more birds can be seen here-

 It will not be wrong to say that Madhav National Park is Cool even in hot summers.